Unknown Boatanchor - Can You Identify?

john johnmb at NC.RR.COM
Mon Mar 25 16:28:57 EST 2002

Ding Ding Ding Ding Ding.....!!!

Gene's right... I've got 2 of 'em around here somewhere.
The name of the company should be on the dial sheet, printed just
below the lower edge.


t 12:43 PM 3/25/02 -0800, Eugene Rippen wrote:
>That is Electro Mechanical Manufacturing, Co.,
>Long Island City, NY.,    Model VX-101Jr.  (1947)
>Page 28 of "Tube Type Transmitters"
>Eugene Rippen
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Steve Modena" <AB4EL at mindspring.com>
>To: "Old Tube Radios" <boatanchors at theporch.com>
>Cc: <glowbugs at piobaire.mines.uidaho.edu>; <BOATANCHORS at LISTSERV.TEMPE.GOV>;
><K1rmc at aol.com>
>Sent: Sunday, March 24, 2002 9:39 AM
>Subject: Unknown Boatanchor - Can You Identify?
>> If you know the answer, would you reply directly to Mark, please.
>> ========== original Message ========
>> From: K1rmc at aol.com
>> Hi Steve:
>> I recently acquired a VX-101 Jr. transmitter. It covers 80-40-20m VFO
>> controlled with an 807 final. It appears to be a circa 1946 "updated"
>> of a circuit that appeared in the 1941 Radio Handbook. The main difference
>> the front panel dial and bandswitching rather than plug-in coils.
>> Any ideas on who built it? Anybody else have one? I'm basically cleaning
>> up now and replacing caps etc. Despite being in a barn for a number of
>> it is in remarkably good shape.
>> Thanks for any assistance.
>> 73 Mark K1RMC

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